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Capital News Service

VaHomeschoolers celebrates 20th anniversary

Interested and anxious parents and rambunctious and excited students packed the Cultural Arts Center last weekend to share a common interest: home schooling. The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers celebrated its 20th anniversary while providing introductory information for interested attendees and a new perspective for home-schooling parents and students. […]

From the Rappahannock News

This week’s Rappahannock News (March 28)

Top headlines from this week’s Rappahannock News, at newstands and inboxes now: Chase leads to 11 charges for 20-year-old Rixeyville man •||• Fodderstack 2013: Tech will save us; physics, maybe not •||• County would have to approve median crossover at Bank Road •||• Planners approve Miller barn permit •||• Editorial: Springtime in Rappahannock •||• and lots more.
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Business

County would have to approve median crossover

If Family Dollar – or any other potential buyer of commercially zoned property on Bank Road – wants a median crossover where the road meets U.S. 211, Rappahannock County would have to approve such a request, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) officials said this week. […]

Crime & Courts

Chase leads to 11 charges for 20-year-old

A 20-year-old from Rixeyville remains in Rappahannock County Jail today, facing 11 felony and misdemeanor charges after he allegedly chased another vehicle and tried to run it into a ditch on  Richmond Road in Amissville Saturday night (March 23). […]

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Parks and Recreation

A new park entrance?

Representatives from Madison County gave a report and petitioned the Rappahannock County Board of Supervisors at the board’s last meeting (March 4) for its support in establishing an entrance to Shenandoah National Park in Madison County. […]

Business

Planners approve Miller barn permit

The Rappahannock County Planning Commission voted at its monthly meeting last Wednesday (March 20) to approve an adaptive-use permit for Cliff Miller that allows him to rent his family’s old dairy barn as an event venue for 15 events a year. […]

From the Rappahannock News

The Rapp for March 28

Russell Wilson’s ragtime music returns to the Theatre, “The Recycling Pirates” teach kids the four “ARRRRS,” Bruce Hornsby headlines the State Theater in Culpeper and RAAC screens the 22nd James Bond movie, “Skyfall,” in this week’s Rapp. […]

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Editorials

Editorial: Springtime in Rappahannock

We’re told that we humans are to have dominion over the earth, and yet Rappahannock’s springtime reminds us that often what’s most enchanting can be found in precisely those things, and those events, we have absolutely no control over. […]

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Business

Photo: Future apples

  Midday on Monday, looking west from behind the grocery store at Roy’s Orchard in Old Hollow, apple trees patiently await the opportunity to blossom. As do we all.

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People

School & sports news for March 28

RCES playground’s ever-improving state(s) If you’ve ever wanted to travel across this great country, it’s never been so easy. Just take a trip to the elementary school playground! Last Saturday (March 23) a talented and […]

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Kids and Family

Photo: Pinewood, done good

Washington’s Cub Scout Pack 123 held their annual Pinewood Derby competition in January at the Washington fire hall, racing cars that take them hours of work to make from a block of wood. With adult […]

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Nature

Photo: Turkey social

Despite the snow, it’s still spring in the animal kingdom, as wild turkeys on Barb Kavanagh’s property near Washington demonstrated last weekend. Here, a puffed-up male engages in a mating ritual and tries to impress […]

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Business

Letter: Donkey schoen!

Last Wednesday (March 20), Rappahannock County High School’s sophomore class held its second Donkey Basketball fundraiser. Thanks to much support, once again it was a huge success. For selling tickets at Rappahannock County Public Schools […]

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Churches

Washington column for March 28

Celebrating Easter in Washington, helping a Relay for Life fundraiser, the Inn’s Easter menu, the children of Washington Baptist Church are putting on a play and the RCHS Band is canceling its coffee house in this week’s Washington column. […]